Study Abroad: These Countries Saw A Massive Growth Of Indian Students

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Study Abroad: These Countries Saw A Massive Growth Of Indian Students

Indian students are going abroad for their studies for various levels of courses. Indian students choose the USA, UK, Canada and Australia for study abroad. This year Indian students broke the record for studying in these countries in the previous year. Here are the stats of Indian students who are choosing these big countries for their studies.

UK is Taking The Lead

Study Abroad: These Countries Saw A Massive Growth Of Indian Students

By the end of June 2023, the UK granted approximately 500,000 study visas to Indian students. By going through this data, Indian students contributed to about 30% of the total international students. The approx 143,000 visas given to Indian students show a year-over-year hike of 54%. These numbers put India as the leading country to send their students to the UK.

USA is Not So Far Behind

Indian students (253,631) are approximately the same as the Chinese students (262,992) in the US. From 2020, the number of Indian students has risen by more than 30%. The number of Chinese students saw a -29% growth over there.

Study Abroad: These Countries Saw A Massive Growth Of Indian Students

Australia Also Saw A Large Chunk of Indian Students

Study Abroad: These Countries Saw A Massive Growth Of Indian Students

Many Indian students enrolled in the Australian university post-COVID period. The number of Indian students has risen by 34% in January-August 2023 compared with the previous year’s data of 2022. Indian students contribute 17% of all international students in Australia. This data makes them the second largest group of international students in the country after China (21%).

By 2023 the US government had a desired goal of processing above 1 million non-immigrant visas from India. In September 2023, the US Mission to India report stated that it had already surpassed that goal and was “processing almost 20% more applications than in pre-pandemic 2019.”

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